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Tom Cruise: An Unauthorized Biography
Started to read this because of the crazy scientology stories...if Katie Holmes was really impreginated in a style like Rosemary's Baby it would be AM ...more
not set
Jan 13, 2008
Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper
I found the whole thing to be, like I think Diablo Cody is at the core, disingenuous. She keeps harping on the fact she just really didn't know why sh ...more
May 24, 2010
May 22, 2010
Man Of My Dreams
The main character like in the authors first book,"Prep", is a self-involved, miserable, jealous, personification of every negative stereotype that me ...more
Aug 2006
Jan 07, 2008
The Dismal Science: A Novel
This book effected me much more than I expected when dealing with a protagonist, Vincenzo, that I have so little in common with (outside of working in ...more
Sep 04, 2014
Jul 21, 2014
Wolf in White Van
I feel like giving three stars is too much, but at the same time not enough. I do not think this is a "bad" book, it just did not live up the potentia ...more
Oct 22, 2014
Oct 21, 2014
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
This book was great in helping me some adjustments to my habits:
When I moved into my new house I had some goals and habits I wanted to change and the
May 29, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
My Brief History

I had a hard time finishing the book at all after it left an awful taste in my mouth when on page 49, Hawking made a sexist and out of place joke:
Mar 30, 2015
Mar 26, 2015
Actors Anonymous
"Actors Anonymous" it was a quick read filled with Hollywood excess and struggling people trying to get by in any way they can--which usually means in ...more
Jun 10, 2014
May 13, 2014
This book got panned when it came out, but it is not a conventional novel and you cannot read it with such expectations. I really enjoyed it as it was ...more
not set
Jan 16, 2008
Imperial Bedrooms
"I now want to explain these things to her but I know I never will, the most important one being: I never liked anyone and I'm afraid of people."

I lov
Jul 21, 2010
Jul 20, 2010
Whatever you do, do not read while you are eating...I learned this the hard way.
Jun 22, 2008
Jun 23, 2008
Mermaids in Paradise
I finished reading this book today and the HUGE Twist at the end that I am seeing mentioned and described in these reviews I am reading was not so hug ...more
Mar 12, 2015
Mar 02, 2015
Damned (Damned #1)
I keep reading every single one of Chuck's books even though I am always disappointed for the last 3 or so. Heavily relying on Breakfast Club characte ...more
Nov 21, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
A Woman's Worth
Someone whose writing I read on the Internet regularly had made reference to Williamson and her ideas and I wasn't familiar with her, but was interest ...more
Jul 2011
Jun 13, 2011
Museum: Behind the Scenes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

As an art history major in college in New York, who spend quite a bit of my time at the MET the book was bittersweet as I loved reading about the deta
May 25, 2009
Jan 23, 2009
Kissing Christmas Goodbye (Agatha Raisin, #18)
I love Agatha Raisin...she is so un-PC. I love all the re-occurring characters like Charles and Bill and Mrs Bloxey who are in each book and have been ...more
Feb 13, 2008
Feb 10, 2008
Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx
I initially picked up this book to read as I lived in the Bronx for four years and figured I would be familiar with many of the locations. It is a to ...more
not set
Jan 08, 2008
Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories
This book was assigned reading in high school where each student got one different book picked by the teacher and i need to thank Mrs Chapman because ...more
not set
Jan 05, 2008
Twilight (Twilight, #1)
Ok, so I read Twilight, and finished it last night, at parts I enjoyed it, but overall it didn't live up to the hype. I knew full well that it is roma ...more
Apr 17, 2009
Apr 09, 2009
Tenth of December
Well written but a hard read. I was disappointed in it, but I think I fell victim of having too high expectations from friends' recommendations, which ...more
Jun 23, 2014
Dec 21, 2013
A Crackup at the Race Riots
I am truly surprised that I am giving this book such a high rating. When I first began Harmony Korine's "novel" it seemed to be a mish-mash of lists, ...more
Jun 19, 2014
Feb 13, 2009
Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.: A Memoir
(I received the book for free through Goodreads First Read giveaway--thank you St. Martin's Press!)

I really loved this book. While it wasn't the best
Feb 23, 2015
Sep 02, 2014
Foods That Make You Say MMM-MMM
(I received the book for free through Goodreads First Read giveaway)

This book is not a typical "cookbook" it is more of a hybrid of a travel guidebook
Nov 19, 2014
Oct 01, 2014
The Sabotage Cafe
"People arrive in your life and then disappear, and with every leaving, a little bit more of you goes away with them."

This book was very inventive, es
Jan 28, 2008
Jan 28, 2008
Palo Alto
I can't decide what's holding me back from this collection. The more I read the less I liked it. More then anything it's the most mysoginistic thing I ...more
Jan 25, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
The Vacationers
I am between 2 stars and 3 stars on this book as I liked the way it was written and the idea of family dynamics changing as you grow up, plus some of ...more
Feb 10, 2015
May 14, 2014
The White Van
(I received the book for free through Goodreads First Read giveaway)

I really enjoyed "The White Van". You can tell that Patrick Hoffman is familiar wi
Sep 13, 2014
May 15, 2014
Better then his last offering, the horrid 'Pygmy'. A little standard and had the perfunctory twist/shock ending that wasn't much of a shock. Did have ...more
May 08, 2010
May 06, 2010
Besides being completely unrealistic (and more than a little derivitive of Silence of the Lambs) it is an enjoyable search into what makes a hero a he ...more
Mar 29, 2008
Mar 30, 2008
Beautiful You
This is the best book he has written in years--in well over a decade. There is a lot going on...the satire here needs me to ponder this further - I wa ...more
Nov 30, 2014
Nov 25, 2014
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